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Welcome to 7 & 8 Grade Youth Ministry at Hope!

Questions? Contact DCE Wesley Spottiswood at  or DCE Steve McCarthy at


Student Action Leadership Team Needs You!
Interested on becoming a student leader? Join SALT (Student Action Leadership Team) in the Youth Ministry. SALT is a program where 7-12 grade students learn about different leadership skills as they lead and plan events. Each youth will be asked submit an application and go through an interview. This program is a great way for youth to learn valuable lessons in a safe environment. Submit your application by September 1. Download an application here.

Annual Lock-In
August 24-25 from 8:00PM-8:00AM; cost is $10
Time for the annual lock-in at Hope! Join the 7-8 graders as they fly on a magic carpet ride through some favorite Disney classics. Be our guest because Ohana means family, and family means no one gets left behind! Sign up now for a night for fun and games. Friends are invited!

District Youth Gathering for 7-8 Grades
October 12-14, 2018; cost is $200 at Richmond, Virginia. Sign Up here
You're invited to the 7-8 Grade Southeastern District Youth Gathering (DYG) on October 12-14, 2018 in Richmond, Virginia! What is the DYG? It's an incredible opportunity for Middle School Youth to gather in the name of Jesus to worship, pray, play, serve, and learn together with youth from all over the East Coast! This year's theme will be "Fake News vs. Faith News: Checking the Facts." We'll tackle some of the biggest "Christian Myths" and discover the truth of what it means to follow Jesus in today's world. You won't want to miss it!

Wednesday Youth Nights

7-8 Grade Youth Group meets 6:30-7:30PM every Wednesday. Doors open at 6:15 for hangout and snack time. Get ready to dive into a time of fun and growth every Wednesday night! We’ll meet in the Youth Center for an hour of games, friendship, and Bible study.

Sunday School 

Sunday mornings from 9:45-10:45AM in the Youth Center
This summer come to the Youth Center to dig deeper in the Bible, meet new friends, and grow in your faith.